Key Stage 1

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School trips and educational visits are a powerful tool which can be used to enhance the development of personal, social and emotional skills of all learners. We provide a number of unique, kinaesthetic learning opportunities, which encourage pupils to engage with people, place and buildings in a distinctive way. Take a look at our menu of workshop opportunites below for both Mansfield Museum and Mansfield Palace Theatre.

All in the Game

Find out about toys and games from the past, taking a closer look at Grandmother's favourites.

Who Lives Where?

 A first steps introduction to how and why different animals and plants are found in different environments.

Eco Dudes

Take a close look at litter and how it affects our local environment.

Curious Curators

Take a look behind the scenes at how we look after our collections. Learning about audiences and planning an exhibition.

What a load of Rubbish!

Learn about recycling and sustainability and how we can all help the environment.

Mindfulness for Children

Help pupils develop personal tools to manage their emotions, understand their thoughts and feel good about themselves.

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You Name the Book

A practical workshop bringing a book of your choice to life. Explore themes and characters as it aids imagination and understanding.

Enjoy Playing with Language

Dramatise a poem or piece of writing, encouraging students to be confident with different texts and explore their own writing.

A Character from History

Meet historical figures such as Florence Nightingale and understand the world they lived in, compared to today.

After Schools Clubs

Discuss the potential of having weekly drama or dance sessions in your school.

"Cultural education subjects help build the knowledge, skills, understanding and experiences that students need to succeed in 21st century life" - Arts Council England

Frequently Asked Questions


Mansfield Museum

Rachael Boaler

Education Officer

01623 463051 


Mansfield Palace Theatre

Christopher Neil

Learning and Aspiration Manager

01623 463375